Sweet Briar News About: Academics

Admissions Blog: 5 favorite study spaces at Sweet Briar

December 14, 2018

Getting to know Carrie Brown

December 12, 2018

Sweet Briar and Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation announce partnership

December 11, 2018

Sweet Briar’s first Grant for Engaged Learning leads student to D.C.

December 5, 2018

Core 110: Learning by design

December 3, 2018

First-year honor society Alpha Lambda Delta gains 13 Sweet Briar members

November 30, 2018

Admissions Blog: What it’s like to be a non-traditional student at Sweet Briar

November 30, 2018

Admissions Blog: 7 steps to managing stress in college

November 16, 2018

New student ensemble Daisy’s Harp bridges music and engineering, past and future

November 14, 2018

Admissions Blog: The power of a single story

November 9, 2018

Sweet Briar math professor Raina Robeva receives VFIC award for excellence in undergraduate teaching

November 8, 2018

Dean Lynn Rainville completes series of public lectures about Virginians in World War I

November 5, 2018

Admissions Blog: How I got paid to do summer research (and you can, too)

November 2, 2018

Admissions Blog: 5 questions to ask when you visit campus

October 26, 2018

Center for Innovative Technology to host session for entrepreneurs at Sweet Briar College

October 18, 2018

Sweet Briar College announces collaboration with Google

October 17, 2018

Sweet Briar College, VCCA select inaugural SBC-VCCA fellows

October 17, 2018

Best-selling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to visit Sweet Briar College Nov. 1

October 16, 2018

Sweet Briar math professor Raina Robeva awarded 2018 IBA Distinguished Fellowship

October 15, 2018

Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship (MARCUS) celebrates 20th year

October 10, 2018

Rebecca Mead, staff writer for The New Yorker, to speak at Sweet Briar

October 1, 2018

Author Tessa Fontaine to visit Sweet Briar as part of Writers Series

September 25, 2018

Academic and College awards presented to students at Founders’ Day Convocation

September 25, 2018

Founders’ Day 2018: sunrise to sunset events honoring our history

September 21, 2018

New curriculum early insights: Sweet Briar’s Leadership Core Curriculum and 3-week courses make their mark on students

September 21, 2018

Admissions Blog: What I love about Founders’ Day

September 20, 2018

New ‘female-centric’ art exhibit at Sweet Briar highlights immigrant experience

September 19, 2018

Sweet Briar’s three-week session an opportunity to learn with President Woo

September 19, 2018

Admissions Blog: 3 reasons why Sweet Briar is my happy place

September 14, 2018

Lynchburg Beacon of Hope announces Promise Scholarship with Sweet Briar College, area schools

September 13, 2018

Sweet Briar launches Explore Entrepreneurship Weekend for high school girls

September 12, 2018

New York Times best-selling author Beth Macy to visit Sweet Briar

September 11, 2018

Sweet Briar named among Most Innovative Schools in nation by U.S. News

September 10, 2018

Registration opens for Sweet Briar’s Fall 2018 Explore Engineering Weekend for High School Girls

September 5, 2018

Horses, medicine and music lead Sweet Briar’s 2012 Presidential Medalist to England

September 3, 2018

Admissions Blog: My summer abroad in Spain

August 31, 2018

Filmmaker and novelist open 2018-2019 VCCA Salon series at Sweet Briar

August 30, 2018

Sweet Briar among Princeton Review’s Best Southeastern Colleges for 2019

August 28, 2018

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to visit Sweet Briar College in October

August 27, 2018

Admissions Blog: How to rock your first semester of college

August 24, 2018

Sweet Briar’s 113th academic year begins with unusual charge: Be courageous, not perfect

August 22, 2018

Afghan children’s art exhibit opens at Sweet Briar

August 15, 2018

Sweet Briar honored among national Colleges of Distinction

August 14, 2018

Six Sweet Briar athletes named to VaSID Academic All-State team

July 30, 2018

Sweet Briar places 42 student-athletes on ODAC All-Academic Team

July 27, 2018

Renowned monarch butterfly expert Lincoln Brower dies, but his legacy lives on

July 20, 2018

Rainville, Yochum appointed dean and associate dean at Sweet Briar

July 18, 2018

How the liberal arts and origami helped one Sweet Briar engineering grad land the perfect job

July 12, 2018

Two local students awarded scholarships from Al Stroobants Foundation to study at Sweet Briar

June 28, 2018

Sweet Briar announces new faculty hires in visual arts, history

June 22, 2018

Sweet Briar opens doors for 2018 Virginia Private College Week

June 21, 2018

Sweet Briar awards prestigious Wyllie Scholarship to budding engineers

May 29, 2018

Honors Summer Research scholars to delve into Sweet Briar history, land resources

May 25, 2018

New joint Sweet Briar and VCCA fellowships announced

May 24, 2018

Google visits Sweet Briar to teach intensive computer science course

May 17, 2018

Sweet Briar chapter of Phi Beta Kappa inducts new class

May 14, 2018

Tears of joy and perseverance for historic Class of 2018 at Sweet Briar’s 109th Commencement

May 12, 2018

2018 all-College awards announced at commencement

May 12, 2018

Outstanding seniors honored at 2018 Awards Convocation

May 11, 2018

Admissions Blog: Sweet Briar College graduation moments we won’t forget

May 11, 2018

Sweet Briar named among ‘Best Women’s Colleges for 2018’

May 7, 2018

Admissions Blog: How to survive finals week

May 4, 2018

Living-learning community at Sweet Briar aims to help students thrive in and outside of class

May 4, 2018

Centra award for student research at Sweet Briar goes to psychology major

May 1, 2018

Virginia secretary of agriculture and forestry to speak at Sweet Briar College on Earth Day

April 13, 2018

‘Jersey Brothers’ author Sally Mott Freeman ’76 to speak at Sweet Briar

April 5, 2018

Senior Art Major’s Show at Sweet Briar is quiet exploration in still life

March 29, 2018

Nella Barkley ’55 to speak at Sweet Briar College commencement

March 22, 2018

Sweet Briar awards 2018 Presidential Medal to Amherst native, legacy student Ashton Mays

March 21, 2018

Sweet Briar dance professors published in new book

March 7, 2018

Ginette Hemley to headline 2018 Waxter Forum at Sweet Briar

March 1, 2018

Pannell Scholar turns lifelong passion for fantasy into first stab at novel

March 1, 2018

Sweet Briar leadership holds panel discussion following board meeting

February 24, 2018

Admissions Blog: I might have been an engineer

February 23, 2018

Sweet Briar’s engineering program receives ABET reaccreditation

February 19, 2018

Admissions Blog: Building bridges to South Korea

February 16, 2018

Celebrating Black History Month at Sweet Briar: Rachel Woods ’20 forges her path

February 14, 2018

Admissions Blog: “I’m a minority student. Why should I come to Sweet Briar?”

February 9, 2018

Sweet Briar recognized for excellent business, education and engineering programs with solid liberal arts foundation

February 5, 2018

Grant to fund full tuition for two Virginia students at Sweet Briar

January 26, 2018

Sweet Briar EXPLORE weekends let high school girls try arts, sciences and more

January 25, 2018

Admissions Blog: Top 5 campus resources at Sweet Briar

January 19, 2018

Sweet Briar presents weekly Faculty Research Seminar Series over lunch

January 18, 2018

Admissions Blog: Why I transferred to Sweet Briar from a large school

January 5, 2018

Lynn Rainville named associate dean of academic affairs at Sweet Briar

January 4, 2018

Sweet Briar ranks ahead of peers in student engagement, leadership and high-impact learning

December 20, 2017

Sweet Briar reveals academic investments in liberal arts and sciences including core curriculum focused on leadership

December 15, 2017

Admissions Blog: 5 things you can do right now to be ready for college

December 1, 2017

College inducts 18 students into first-year honor society Alpha Lambda Delta

November 30, 2017

Sweet Briar initiates top business students into newly founded chapter of Sigma Beta Delta

November 20, 2017

Admissions Blog: How to write an amazing admissions essay

November 10, 2017

Pannell Scholars bridge the arts, humanities, social studies and STEM in 2017 projects

November 9, 2017

Sweet Briar and CVCC announce dual-enrollment agreement

November 1, 2017

Sweet Briar professor shares research, College history at UVa slavery symposium

October 23, 2017

Students present undergraduate research at Sweet Briar’s MARCUS conference

October 18, 2017

Admissions Blog: Top five highlights of my summer in Oxford

October 13, 2017

Sweet Briar ‘Explore’ series for high school girls adds creative writing, music

September 28, 2017

Sweet Briar Theatre stages concert version of ‘Avenue Q,’ a funny musical

September 26, 2017

‘Keepers of hope’: Sweet Briar celebrates 2017 Founders’ Day

September 22, 2017

Students receive academic and College awards at Founders’ Day Convocation

September 22, 2017

Sweet Briar’s beloved Fletcher Oak lives on in academic mace

September 21, 2017

Sweet Briar among BestValueSchools.com’s ‘30 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the South’

September 19, 2017

Admissions Blog: Why the liberal arts? Let’s start with what it really means

September 15, 2017

Visual, performing arts intersect in final B.F.A. projects by Sweet Briar seniors

September 13, 2017

Sweet Briar moves up in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Colleges 2018’ ranking

September 12, 2017

Sweet Briar adds archaeology to October ‘Explore’ weekends for high school girls

September 11, 2017

Sweet Briar resets core curriculum and tuition for excellence, relevance and affordability

September 6, 2017

Women authors dominate Writers Series at Sweet Briar

September 5, 2017

Sweet Briar professor a finalist for Library of Virginia’s 20th Annual Literary Awards

August 25, 2017

Sweet Briar opens 112th academic year with new president, new look and new ideas

August 23, 2017

Butterfly garden fuels migrating monarchs and student research

August 19, 2017

Interactive exhibit challenges students to explore Sweet Briar campus

August 11, 2017

Sweet Briar named to Princeton Review’s ‘Best Southeastern’ colleges list

August 11, 2017

Sweet Briar among America’s Top Colleges for 2017, says Forbes

August 3, 2017

ODAC All-Academic Team features 31 Sweet Briar student-athletes

July 13, 2017

Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists kicks off seventh year at Sweet Briar

June 23, 2017

Sweet Briar launches Explore Chemistry Weekend for High School Girls

June 2, 2017

Sweet Briar’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter welcomes new members

May 15, 2017

Against predictions, sun shines on Sweet Briar’s 108th commencement

May 13, 2017

Awards Convocation celebrates exceptional achievement among seniors

May 12, 2017

Faculty, employees establish White & Case Award to recognize pro bono work

May 9, 2017

From Pannell to Peace Corps: Honors student seizes Sweet Briar opportunities and finds her calling for international aid work

May 2, 2017

From NAFTA to nanostructures: Sweet Briar announces 2017 Honors Summer Research fellows

May 1, 2017

Friends of Art student prizes awarded to outstanding writer, painter and songwriter

April 26, 2017

Budding scientist finds perfect chemistry at Sweet Briar, presents research at national conference

April 25, 2017

SGA president to perform in senior recital

April 20, 2017

Trinidad’s Skiffle Steel Orchestra returns to Sweet Briar for concert, student workshops

April 5, 2017

Virtual and physical worlds meet in senior art majors’ exhibit at Sweet Briar

March 31, 2017

Sweet Briar College awards 2017 Presidential Medal to Camp Hill senior for service and leadership

March 30, 2017

Pannell Scholar captures firsthand glimpse of World War II history

March 29, 2017

NFHCA taps three Sweet Briar players for academic achievement

March 16, 2017

Googler spotlights the meaning of work at second annual engineering banquet

February 24, 2017

Sweet Briar swimmers honored as Scholar All-America team

January 25, 2017

Sweet Briar makes ScholarMatch’s 2016 Honor Roll of best colleges nationwide for low-income students

January 24, 2017

Sweet Briar professor wins VMNH Thomas Jefferson Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Natural Science Education

December 16, 2016

Sweet Briar snags 2016 Dive Award for ‘Turnaround of the Year’ in higher ed

December 1, 2016

Sweet Briar celebrates International Education Week with food, games and a panel

November 15, 2016

Sweet Briar names outstanding underclasswomen to Alpha Lambda Delta

November 9, 2016

VFIC’s 2016 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award goes to revered Sweet Briar College professor

October 19, 2016

Anthropologist to speak at Sweet Briar on women, gender and religion in Iran

October 16, 2016

Sweet Briar student awarded U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

October 14, 2016

History a popular theme for Sweet Briar College’s 2016 Pannell Scholars

October 13, 2016

Sweet Briar College deepens already strong STEM curriculum with new computer science program

October 10, 2016

Renowned monarch expert to speak at Sweet Briar on butterfly’s troubling decline

September 30, 2016

Undergrad scholars return to Sweet Briar for annual MARCUS conference

September 27, 2016

Academic awards honor Sweet Briar students at Founders’ Day Convocation

September 23, 2016

Sweet Briar College welcomes record number of honors students

September 12, 2016

Five academic resources you should know about

September 9, 2016

Five tips for rocking your first semester at Sweet Briar

August 26, 2016

Sweet Briar opens 111th session with resolve to keep the miracles rolling

August 25, 2016

Beijing native won’t start classes until fall, but she’s already an ambassador for Sweet Briar

August 3, 2016

Summer honors students use history to navigate a current policy debate

July 28, 2016

Transfer student follows passion for design and business in summer internship

June 13, 2016

Graduate teaching program at Sweet Briar boasts strong year, happy alumnae

June 10, 2016

One year later, Sweet Briar celebrates 107th commencement

May 14, 2016

All-College awards, faculty and staff honors announced at commencement

May 14, 2016

Leah Busque ’01: ‘Now, We Are All Founders’

May 14, 2016

Sweet Briar inducts newest Phi Beta Kappa members

May 13, 2016

Sweet Briar seniors honored at end-of-year Awards Convocation

May 13, 2016

From the watery depths of Lower Lake to the center of the Milky Way, HSRP scholars delve deep into summer research

May 11, 2016

New and returning professors to bolster Sweet Briar College faculty

May 10, 2016

For promising young scientist, a year of discovery leads to Research Experiences for Undergraduates internship at Arizona’s Biosphere 2

May 6, 2016

Friends of Art announces annual student awards

April 22, 2016

Sweet Briar to partner with online textbook giant Akademos

April 21, 2016

Aspiring anthropologist and radio DJ finds honors thesis amid Croatia’s abandoned resorts

April 20, 2016

Academic fair for high school girls zeros in on liberal arts

April 15, 2016

Sophomore researchers present work at annual Pannell Honors Scholars Fair

April 12, 2016

Five reasons to visit Sweet Briar now

April 8, 2016

Award-winning author and anthropologist to speak on how the Iranian Revolution shaped a small village

April 6, 2016

Nationally known photographer to teach at Sweet Briar this fall

April 6, 2016

Sweet Briar is one of Forbes’ 300 Best Value Colleges

April 1, 2016

TaskRabbit founder and CEO Leah Busque ’01 is Sweet Briar College’s 2016 commencement speaker

March 21, 2016

Award-winning poet Lisa Russ Spaar and newcomer Jim Whiteside to read at Sweet Briar

March 16, 2016

Sweet Briar launches Women’s Leadership Program for exceptional Chinese students

March 9, 2016

Twins thrive in Sweet Briar’s JYS in Seville program, make most of the experience

March 8, 2016

Modernism and World War I expert Vincent Sherry to speak at Sweet Briar

March 8, 2016

Sweet Briar’s JYF in Paris – America’s oldest coeducational intercollegiate study abroad program in Paris – names French woman as new director

March 5, 2016

‘Girls in STEM’ science day draws high school students to Sweet Briar

February 29, 2016

’09 grad co-authors journal’s 2015 outstanding paper

February 22, 2016

Environmental history, science and technology converge in lecture on George Washington

February 19, 2016

NPR host Lulu Miller returns to read at Sweet Briar

February 17, 2016

Senior Dance Concert should have a lot to like

February 13, 2016

Sweet Briar’s Wyllie Program to host Engineers Week dinner

February 13, 2016

Alumna tapped to attend AATF Future Leaders program

February 8, 2016

Two Sweet Briar seniors stage their own story

February 5, 2016

Sweet Briar students debate ‘Ethics and Civic Responsibility’

February 3, 2016

SBC history class travels to Europe this summer

February 2, 2016

Grant to bolster Sweet Briar’s environmental programs

February 1, 2016

Five study-abroad programs to get excited about

January 29, 2016

Sweet Briar named 2016 BRAID Affiliate

January 20, 2016

Musicologist explores relationships among music, the natural world and environmental awareness

January 19, 2016

Five things to know about academics at Sweet Briar

January 14, 2016

CIC grant brings online classes to Sweet Briar

January 14, 2016

Explore Engineering is taking applications

January 8, 2016

SBC professor wins SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award

December 17, 2015

Business students report on successes, lessons learned

December 8, 2015

College history shines in SBC professors’ new book

November 30, 2015

Cabaret highlights senior’s college journey

November 25, 2015

Poetry brings Casteen back to Sweet Briar

November 24, 2015

Wildlife research draws student to Tanzania

November 15, 2015

SBC celebrates International Education Week

November 13, 2015

SBC ‘hackers’ debut skills at Technica

November 11, 2015

Summing up Jim Kirkwood: Intuitive teacher, prolific author, mentor, family man

November 11, 2015

Professor Fink’s discovery makes news — again

November 3, 2015

Sweet Briar’s research tower thrives with Virginia Tech collaboration

October 28, 2015

Professors blog from Kazakhstan

October 26, 2015

Former student and professor collaborate on play translation

October 23, 2015

Fall festival at Sweet Briar to benefit local schools

October 16, 2015

Sweet Briar students host 5K to benefit Amherst schools

October 13, 2015

Oxford summer program a big hit with Sweet Briar students

October 5, 2015

College awards inaugural Nancy Godwin Baldwin Scholarships

August 27, 2015

Shadowing Leah Busque ’01

August 22, 2015

Faculty appointment strengthens economics program

August 12, 2015

2015 all-College awards announced at commencement

May 16, 2015

Pannell research shapes up in Burkina Faso

May 13, 2015

Pannell Scholarship affirms career aspirations

May 11, 2015

A Sweet Spirit receives 2015 Presidential Medal

May 7, 2015

Tears and cheers dominate 2015 Awards Convocation

May 6, 2015

Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

May 4, 2015

Honors Summer Research fellows announced

May 1, 2015

Researchers document upsides to online forums

April 23, 2015

Senior stages original work as final project

April 16, 2015

‘Awakening’: Seniors show art works

March 27, 2015

Senior excited to share ‘Sweet Memories’

March 26, 2015

SBC presents lecture on women and violence in India

March 19, 2015

Waxter Forum set for March 17

March 16, 2015

Pannell Scholar takes research to Jamaica

March 2, 2015

Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

February 13, 2015

TechTalk lecture series kicks off Feb. 12

February 6, 2015

Bunny snares professor, student

January 19, 2015

Student-faculty duo publishes paper in national geophysics journal

December 4, 2014

Land-Atmosphere Research Station opens at Sweet Briar

November 6, 2014

Sweet Briar students host chili tasting to benefit Humane Society

November 3, 2014

Undergrad research shines at MARCUS

October 14, 2014

Chemistry senior advocates going green in blog post

September 5, 2014

Professor lands third Fulbright

June 4, 2014

MDRT to sponsor engineering students’ travel to Brazil

May 26, 2014

2014 Honors Summer Research fellows announced

May 15, 2014

Anthropologist awarded NEH stipend for field research

April 16, 2014

Sigma Delta Pi welcomes five new members

April 11, 2014

Sweet Briar to sell warm-season grasses for biofuel

April 10, 2014

Sweet Briar hosts Wikipedia ‘edit sprint’

February 12, 2014

Undergraduate scholars gather at MARCUS

October 15, 2013

Honors student shares love of music

April 3, 2013

Waxter speaker lures readers to science with fiction

March 22, 2013

Sophomore scholarship leads to Costa Rica

February 11, 2013

MARCUS fosters interdisciplinary exchange

October 15, 2012

Notes from Kazakhstan

August 8, 2012

Intern grapples with human rights issues

July 13, 2012

Ethics Bowl team feted for quality performance

February 28, 2012

Goulde to lecture on Korean art at LC

January 18, 2012

Weather station forecast is excellent

September 27, 2011

Bragaw named Carter Glass Professor of Government

August 25, 2011

Internship is a Real Zoo

June 17, 2011

Entrepreneurs share stories at Salt Block Project

April 15, 2011

Hurt & Proffitt, Sweet Briar College open new archaeology lab

January 4, 2011

Business savvy made here

December 14, 2010

Course introduces students to honor-level study

December 11, 2010

Senior directs ‘The Glass Menagerie’

December 10, 2010

Seniors present ‘Flux’ dance concert

December 1, 2010

Intern dives for clues in Caribbean waters

November 29, 2010

Waxter forum speaker sees bright green future

November 7, 2010

Business Lab raises funds for Alzheimer’s Association

November 4, 2010

For guest speaker, it’s just another day at the office

November 1, 2010

Faculty publications

October 29, 2010

Waxter Forum speaker discusses ‘Power Trip’

October 27, 2010

Green technology in head-turning vehicles

October 22, 2010

Students develop prosthetic hand

August 5, 2010

All-College honors announced at graduation ceremonies

May 15, 2010

Academic Recognition Banquet honors Laura Jett ’10

March 3, 2010

Students inducted into Spanish honor society

April 7, 2009

2009 Presidential Medal goes to scholar, athlete, leader

March 26, 2009

Waxter Forum presents William Schlesinger Nov. 13

November 6, 2008

Tenth annual MARCUS is Oct. 11

September 25, 2008

Students conducting energy audit for Presidents Climate Commitment

June 5, 2008

Classics major wins big at conference

April 22, 2008

2008 Presidential Medal(s) conferred at Academic Recognition Dinner

March 20, 2008

Engineering students, robots converge at Sweet Briar for conference March 28-30

March 6, 2008

Noted religious studies scholar to speak at Sweet Briar Feb. 7

February 4, 2008

MARCUS symposium is Saturday, Oct. 6

October 3, 2007

Summer jobs add up to great experience for math majors

September 13, 2007

Sweet Briar doing the right thing with ethics

February 21, 2006

Physics professor, collaborators awarded for paper on astronomical breakthrough

March 25, 2005

Professor Hyman, SBC students involved in astronomical discovery

March 3, 2005